Live weight loss andits components in Romney ewes subjected to L-thyroxine therapy and a low plane of nutrition. Pt. I. Effects on live weight, carcass weight and carcass composition. Pt

Kirton, A.H.; Barton, R.A.

J. agric. Sci 51: 265-281


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An experiment was devised in which one of the objects was to investigate the possibility that L-thyroxine might be used to reduce the fat content of over-fat ewes. Fifty Romney ewes were divided into 10 groups of 5 ewes each and fed on either a normal or low plane of nutrition, with or without thyroxine treatment at 4 different levels, namely implantation with 150, 210 or 270 mg. or daily injections of 5 mg.